Tulip Spray with many Branches

Johannes Reist (American, 19th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1337, fig. 357 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 32.7 x 20.5 cm (12 7/8 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.762

Medium or Technique

Pen and watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- Fractur. In vase of ornate outline stalk with tulips and curious flower with striped square, lower left and right.

Inscription

on vase at bottom in wash: Merz 26/ Johanns/ reist/ 1829

Provenance

1956, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 11, 1956)

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875